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College of Education
006 Bluemont Hall
1114 Mid-Campus Drive North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-7304 fax

Catalyst Technology and Media Services

Located on the ground floor of Bluemont Hall, the Catalyst provides technology support; digital media, copying, network and instructional services; and instructional materials and technology equipment for faculty, staff and students in the College of Education.


Dennis Devenney, Director – dennis@k-state.edu

Fall 2020 Hours (Copy Center, Commons Area and Front Counter Assistance)

  • Monday through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Classroom technical assistance will be available from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Weekends: CLOSED

Equipment Reservations

NOTE: Equipment is ONLY available to College of Education Faculty, Staff, Students and Courses.


  • Equipment Reservations
    • Contact us at coesched@k-state.edu or use our online reservation form
    • A wide variety of equipment is available ONLY for College of Education faculty, student and course use for teaching and learning.
    • Equipment includes video projectors, document cameras, laptops, tripods, digital cameras, and camcorders, easels, extension cords, a/v carts, microphones, CD players, digital voice recorders, and mobile computer labs.
    • As our equipment is sometimes heavily used, it is better to reserve items well in advance. Some equipment requires specialized training prior to first time use and some equipment is available only to faculty members. If you need to pick up or return equipment after hours, please contact us to make special arrangements.
  • Tech Support
    • Contact us at catalyst@k-state.edu or call 785-532-5926
    • Please describe your problem, noting if any new software installs or hardware changes have been done recently, and let us know where the equipment is located and available times when we can work with you to resolve the problem.
    • Tech support is available for all College of Education faculty, staff, and students. Our staff consists of college students who are scheduled throughout the day to assist faculty, staff and students in the College of Education's classrooms, offices, and Catalyst center. They provide essential assistance with computers, printers, mobile devices, scanners, network connections, software, mobile labs and video projectors.
  • Copy and Binding Services
  • Digital Media Services
    • Design, web and photography – contact Mary Hammel at mhammel@k-state.edu
      • Services include visual identity; fliers, brochures and posters; educational publications and eBooks; website production and management; and digital photography.
      • Services are subject to our schedule of charges.
    • Video and audio – contact Rusty Earl at rearl@k-state.edu
      • Services include classroom, in-studio and remote location video production; green screen compositing; video editing; and CD/DVD authoring.
      • Services are subject to our schedule of charges.
  • Instructional Services
    • Contact Dennis Devenney at dennis@k-state.edu
    • Instruction is provided for software applications and hardware equipment. Services are available to all College of Education faculty, staff and students. Consultation for instructional technology integration is also provided per faculty request.
  • Network Services
    • Contact Dennis Devenney at dennis@k-state.edu or Jason Ruggels at jasonruggels@k-state.edu
    • Network Services deals specifically with local and wide area network and server connections for College of Education faculty, staff and students.

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